Alloy wheel repair

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"Do you take the tyres off?"

Never. The wheel is removed from your car, and the tyre deflated. Once the air has been removed from the tyre a pneumatic machine is used to push the edge of the tyre down out of the way of the rim. Once the wheel has been refurbished, the tyre is reflated and will be in exactly the same position that it was in before we started, meaning that the wheel will not need re-balancing.

This machine is used for pushing the tyre down and away from the wheel rim.


"Can you fit tyres?"

Such things are best left to the experts, but luckily there is an excellent tyre centre just 75yds from us. If you want new tyres, we usually recommend having them fitted before coming to us for alloy wheel refurbishment, as the fresh paintwork on your refurbished wheels will take a while to fully cure and become hard. Having new tyres fitted too soon after refurbishment may cause damage to the newly painted surface.


Page 1 Alloy Wheel Refurbishment FAQ 2 Will my wheels look like new? 3 Will refurbishing increase my car's value? 4 Can you refurbish my special edition MOMOs? 5 Can you colour match my wheels? 6 Can I have pink wheels? 7 only have a small scuff.. do I have to pay the full amount? 8 How do I refurbish wheels? - Do you lacquer/varnish the wheel? 9 Can you repair split rims? 10 Alloy Wheel Refurbishment 11 What kind of damage can you repair? 12 Can you repair dented/cracked wheels? 13 Do you take the tyres off? 14 How long does alloy wheel refurbishment take and cost?
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